Ticket #4314 (closed defect: wontfix)

Opened 9 months ago

Last modified 7 months ago

File color coding does not work on external or SATA drives

Reported by: OMedicks Owned by:
Priority: major Milestone:
Component: mc-core Version: 4.8.27
Keywords: Cc:
Blocked By: Blocking:
Branch state: no branch Votes for changeset:


When viewing panels of external or even an internal SATA drive, file color coding does not work. All file types have the same color.
I am working on Manjaro Linux X86_64, kernel 5.10.70-1, KDE Plasma 5.22.5

This is the output of mc -V
GNU Midnight Commander 4.8.27
Built with GLib 2.68.3
Built with S-Lang 2.3.2 with terminfo database
With builtin Editor
With subshell support as default
With support for background operations
With mouse support on xterm and Linux console
With support for X11 events
With internationalization support
With multiple codepages support
With ext2fs attributes support
Virtual File Systems:

cpiofs, tarfs, sfs, extfs, ftpfs, sftpfs, fish, smbfs

Data types:

char: 8; int: 32; long: 64; void *: 64; size_t: 64; off_t: 64;


mc_Documents.png (50.4 KB) - added by OMedicks 9 months ago.
mc_screen1.png (11.5 KB) - added by OMedicks 9 months ago.

Change History

Changed 9 months ago by OMedicks

Changed 9 months ago by OMedicks

comment:1 Changed 9 months ago by OMedicks

attached file mc_Documents is a screen shot of my home/Documents directory, where color coding works.
Attached file mc_screen1 is from a backup USB disk, where color coding does not work

comment:2 Changed 9 months ago by andrew_b

What is file system on your USB disk?

Please show the output of ls -l.

Last edited 9 months ago by andrew_b (previous) (diff)

comment:3 Changed 8 months ago by andrew_b


comment:4 Changed 7 months ago by andrew_b

  • Status changed from new to closed
  • Resolution set to wontfix
  • Milestone Future Releases deleted

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